School of Humanities

Music at Noon: The Logan Series Receives Adventurous Programming Award

Music at Noon: The Logan Series, a chamber music and performing arts series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Chamber Music America and American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Award for Adventurous Programming.

The national award recognizes ensembles and presenters for outstanding and innovative approaches to the programming of contemporary, classical, jazz and world chamber music.

Young People's Chorus of Erie Receives Erie Arts & Culture Imagine Award

The Young People's Chorus of Erie was honored with the Erie Arts & Culture Award last month.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie was named the 2014 recipient of the Erie Arts & Culture Imagine Award. The organization received the award Nov. 12 during the Erie Arts & Culture Appreciation Awards celebration at the Erie Playhouse.

December 13: TUBAChristmas

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The 13th annual TUBAChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13.It’s large, loud and a tad bit impractical, but for one day every year, the stage belongs to the tuba.

The 13th annual Erie presentation of TubaChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

December 1: Behrend Holiday Sing-Along

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The second-annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Dec. 1.Nothing signals the start of the holiday season like the singing of a few wintertide carols.

This year, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie invite you to sing along.

November 6-8, 13-15: "A View from the Bridge" at Studio Theatre

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities
Rub Desk
News & Events

Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” pivots on a New York longshoreman’s decision to betray his immigrant relatives. Miller finished the play in 1956, the same year he was called before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee.

The choice he faced, both on and off the page, showed a darker side of the American Dream: At what point will a man striving for a better life turn his back to those who are most like him?

December 14: YPC to Perform with Jim Brickman During 'On a Winter’s Night'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Research and Outreach

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

Young People's Chorus of Erie to Perform with Jim Brickman at Holiday Concert

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

November 12: Dr. Shalini Puri, "Towards an Interdisciplinary Humanities"

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

 

Dr. Janet Neigh will present the first speaker in the Reimagining the Humanities Speaker Series, Dr. Shalini Puri, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. Her talk is titled “Towards a Disciplinary Humanities: A Scholar’s Journey Through the Grenada Revolution” and will take place on November 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Metzgar Lobby.